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Faculty Appointment on China and Climate Change

Apply now Work type: Policy Institute Fellows, University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: Dean of Research

Stanford University invites applications for a joint appointment as a continuing-term senior fellow and tenured faculty at the associate or full professor level in the broad area of China and Climate Change. The focus of the search is open. We are searching for creative and innovative scholars with an established record of outstanding policy-relevant research and education around the topics of China and climate change. We invite candidates from a broad range of disciplines to apply.

This joint hire is part of a broader effort by Stanford University in building the new Doerr School of Sustainability. The appointment from this search will be made jointly in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and in the Doerr School of Sustainability, which will begin operating in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Candidates must have a PhD in a field relevant to climate change, expertise on China, an excellent record of scholarly, policy-relevant research, a dedication to teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application packages should be submitted online and include the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a research statement (up to 3 pages); 3) a diversity statement that demonstrates the applicant’s commitment and potential to contribute to Stanford’s goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion through personal experience or perspective, scholarship, teaching, or service (1 page); 4) a statement of teaching interests (1 page); and 5) a cover letter. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. All are welcome to apply.

Stanford University deeply appreciates the value of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and defines diversity broadly to include (among other things) diversity of genders, races and ethnicities, cultures, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations and identities, veteran status, and work and life experiences. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Patrick Laboon (

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